You use planning layouts to specify your cost planning structure. You define the headings, value columns, and key columns based on your specific business requirements and by planning area. You proceed by planning area. The planning areas are:
You use planner profiles or their related planning layouts to control object selections.
You can create various planning layouts per planning area that differ depending on the key columns, characteristics and other criteria. This allows you to set up flexible planningschemes, which meet specific business requirements such as versions, semiannual, or quarterly planning, and others. The standard R/3 System includes pre-defined planning layouts for common planning jobs. You can also create custom layouts quickly and easily. The R/3 System documentation describes the standard planning layouts.
See also:Standard Planning Layouts